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Doris Buffett Puts A Personal Spin On Philanthropy

Doris Buffett Puts A Personal Spin On Philanthropy

By Zach Walton May 27, 2014

Doris Buffett isn’t quite as recognizable as her little brother, but he wouldn’t be quite as famous if it wasn’t for her. Doris Buffett, 86, is Warren Buffett’s big sister and head of the Sunshine Lady Foundation. The charitable organization …

eBay Expects To Grow Revenue By 50 Percent In 2015 eBay Expects To Grow Revenue By 50 Percent In 2015
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Earlier this year, eBay posted revenue growth of 21 percent year-over-year. Over the next three years, it hopes to increase revenue even more. In a meeting with investors, eBay announced that it plans to continue growing through 2015 thanks to …

YouTube Gives Us Pitch Advice for Entrepreneurs YouTube Gives Us Pitch Advice for Entrepreneurs

YouTube and Don Dodge, a developer and startup advocate at Google, bring us this next video which features some great advice and strategies for getting funding and support for new projects and startups. Critical aspects he covers include developing an …

Fundable: Helping Startups Become Reality Fundable: Helping Startups Become Reality

There‚Äôs a new startup on the scene that hopes to help other startups take off. The company is called Fundable, and although it looks similar to Kickstarter, it operates on very different approach that takes advantage of the JOBS Act. …

Facebook Slapped with Class Action Lawsuits Facebook Slapped with Class Action Lawsuits
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Whenever we here at WebProNews have speculated or reported on class action lawsuits filed against Facebook, the nature of those complaints has almost always had to do with the social networking giant’s dubious handling of user privacy. Given the remarkably …

Alcoholics Anonymous Reveals Insider Trading Alcoholics Anonymous Reveals Insider Trading
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The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Philadelphia branch filed an insider trading complaint with federal regulators late last year. Since then charges have been placed against a financial consultant at Ameriprise Financial Services and four of his colleagues for shares …

Facebook gets $8 Billion Line of Credit Facebook gets $8 Billion Line of Credit
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As part of some strategic moves Facebook is making ahead of their IPO, the company has received financing to the tune of $8 billion. The loans include a $5 billion revolving line of credit and a $3 billion 364-day bridge …

More “Super Angel” Fun

Update 2: This story is getting more and more interesting. See these reactions from Ron Conway and McClure, as well as this post by Robert Scoble

Angelsoft Launches An Investor Search Engine

Angelsoft, a company that connects startups with investors, has launched an Investor Search Engine.

The Investor Search Engine contains profiles on over 1,000 venture capital firms and angel investment groups. It has a variety of filters similar to Web 2.0 travel search engine Kayak.com

Investors Say Internet Most Important Source Of Information
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The Internet continues to be the most important source of information for investors and financial advisors, according to a new online survey by Forbes.com.

The survey found that 65 percent of individual investors consider the Internet their most important source of investing information. This is an increase from 52 percent in 2005.

Yahoo Hoping For $22/Share Buyout From Microsoft

 

Investor Revolt Against CNET

Updated: The NY Times reports this morning that, "consortium of prominent investment funds has amassed a 21 percent stake in CNet and is seeking to oust the company’s directors and take over a majority of its board".

Investors Toss Money At Automotive StreetFire

In the world of video-sharing sites, we see competitor after competitor that is, when you get right down to it, “not YouTube.”  But for car people, there’s something that’s even better, and it just received $6.1 million in funding.

Veoh Attracts More Investors
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Internet Television company Veoh, has announced that several media, entertainment and finance industries have joined Veoh’s team of investors.

ValueClick Investors Unworried By Probe

Concerns about violations of the federal CAN-SPAM Act have prompted the Federal Trade Commission to investigate; shares continue to move upward.

Engadget Explains iPhone Gaffe

Engadget editor Ryan Block followed up on Wednesday’s iPhone mix up with a long apology and explanation of how the popular tech blog received bogus information and why it was posted.

Investors Suckered By Fake Apple News

Engadget ended up with egg on its face after a phony email purportedly from Apple led them to believe the iPhone and OSX Leopard would be delayed.